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People

Total Population 2,028
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 946
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 52.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,596
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $572
Median House Value $95,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 4.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Northwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Worth
Standard Zip Codes 50459
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.444
Longitude -93.22

Northwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NORTHWOOD
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station ALBERT LEA 3 SE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Northwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Silver Lake (50459)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carpenter 117 $77,750
Grafton 326 $39,583
Hanlontown 215 $65,000
Joice 190 $56,250
Kensett 274 $29,444

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Northwood Public Libraries

Library
Northwood Public Library
906 1 AVE S
Northwood, Iowa
(641) 324-1340

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Northwood High Schools

NORTHWOOD-KENSETT JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
704 7TH STREET NORTH
641-324-2142
Serves 267 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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